assembly Bill A8076

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a moratorium on the increase in rates of railroad fares established by the metropolitan transportation authority

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
May 31, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A8076 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3385
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1279-i, Pub Auth L

A8076 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a moratorium on the increase in rates of railroad fares established by the metropolitan transportation authority until the authority has fully implemented the positive train control requirements of the federal rail safety improvement act of 2008; provides that such moratorium shall be in effect on and after January 1, 2020.

A8076 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  8076

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. D'URSO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to establishing
  a moratorium on the increase in rates of railroad fares established by
  the metropolitan  transportation  authority;  and  providing  for  the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1279-i to read as follows:
  §  1279-I. MORATORIUM ON RAILROAD FARE INCREASE; POSITIVE RAIL CONTROL
IMPLEMENTATION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, ON AND AFTER
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, A MORATORIUM SHALL BE ESTABLISHED ON
THE INCREASE IN THE RATES OF FARE ESTABLISHED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANS-
PORTATION AUTHORITY FOR ANY RAILROAD OPERATED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANS-
PORTATION AUTHORITY OR ANY OF ITS  SUBSIDIARIES  FOR  PASSENGERS  RIDING
SUCH  RAILROADS  AND  SUCH  RATES OF FARE SHALL BE FIXED AT THE RATES OF
FARE IN EXISTENCE ON DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN.  SUCH
MORATORIUM  SHALL CONTINUE IN EFFECT UNTIL ALL RAILROADS OPERATED BY THE
METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY OR ANY OF  ITS  SUBSIDIARIES  HAVE
FULLY IMPLEMENTED THE  POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL REQUIREMENTS OF THE FEDER-
AL  RAIL SAFETY IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2008. UPON SUCH COMPLIANCE SUCH MORA-
TORIUM SHALL BE LIFTED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed  repealed  when all railroads operated by the metropolitan trans-
portation authority or any of its subsidiaries  have  fully  implemented
the  positive  train  control  requirements  of  the federal rail safety
improvement act of 2008; provided that
  1. the provisions of this act shall apply to rates of fare established
by the metropolitan transportation authority on or after January 1, 2020

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09563-03-9